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2014-05-12 08:38:46

BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering and the University of British Columbia have developed the first tool of its kind for diagnosing failures in complex networked applications like Skype, Firefox, and Apache. Upending traditional application diagnostics, NetCheck requires neither source code nor application-specific information, but instead relies on modeling and simulating networking behaviors to identify issues that...

2014-05-08 12:23:26

NYC Design Week Will Bring the Area's Most Innovative Thinkers to One of Its Most Dynamic Incubators BROOKLYN, N.Y., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, May 10, the New York City Accelerator for a Clean and Resilient Economy (NYC ACRE) at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering will host its second annual Design Jam, inviting designers to bring their creative insight to the challenges faced by the clean-tech incubator's entrepreneurs....

2014-04-30 11:45:46

New research shows brain's predictive nature when listening to others Our brain activity is more similar to that of speakers we are listening to when we can predict what they are going to say, a team of neuroscientists has found. The study, which appears in the Journal of Neuroscience, provides fresh evidence on the brain's role in communication. "Our findings show that the brains of both speakers and listeners take language predictability into account, resulting in more similar brain...

2014-04-30 08:41:47

Event Honors National Grid Chief Executive Steve Holliday and National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering President and CEO Irving Pressley McPhail NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering honored two noteworthy leaders of industry and education during its annual gala in support of scholarships last night at the Pierre Hotel Grand Ballroom in Manhattan. The event recognized Steve Holliday, the chief executive...

2014-04-29 08:46:44

BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NYU WIRELESS and Straight Path Spectrum, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Straight Path Communications Inc. (NYSE MKT:STRP), announced that Straight Path is joining the New York University-based research center as an affiliate sponsor and advisory board member. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO NYU WIRELESS--a research center in the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, the NYU Langone School of Medicine, and...

2014-04-16 08:38:00

Mobile industry leaders, academia to explore the future of 5G wireless NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nokia Solutions and Networks and the NYU WIRELESS Research Center at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering are jointly organizing the first Brooklyn 5G Summit, held April 23-25 in Brooklyn, New York. The invitation-only event will bring together wireless and mobile industry research and development leaders in academia, business and government to explore the...

2014-03-31 12:26:01

Student-Founded Event at NYU School of Engineering Will Feature Top Developers and Games BROOKLYN, N.Y., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Different Games--New York City's first conference on diversity and inclusivity in digital and video games--will return for its second year at the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering in Brooklyn on Friday, April 11, and Saturday, April 12. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO A volunteer collaboration between...

2014-03-28 16:21:40

Stanford, Duke and Georgetown Clinch the Top Spots PITTSBURGH, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Ivy League colleges sent acceptance letters this week, gluing Ivy-hopeful high school seniors to their computers, frantically refreshing inboxes awaiting news. So how do students receiving bad news re-evaluate their top choices? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140328/NE93240-INFO ) Niche, one of the nation's leading content providers, today released the Top 25 Ivy League Competitors...

2014-03-18 08:34:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Frank H. Netter's medical illustrations to be showcased at NYU Langone Medical Center, March 18 - April 30 Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that it will celebrate the 25th anniversary and newest edition of Dr. Frank H. Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy with an exhibition of...

2014-03-06 08:21:37

White House Director Samara N. Moore Joins Telecom and Energy Leaders for NYU School of Engineering/Sloan Lecture NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the Obama Administration's release of guidelines to protect the nation's essential infrastructure from cyber attacks, White House Director for Cybersecurity Critical Infrastructure Protection Samara N. Moore will headline an open discussion at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering about the implications for...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.